Volume 23/Issue 4/2005

The Amazon Queen, Savanna DeLorean (c), led the 18th annual Official Gay Mardi Gras Bead Toss as King Cake Queen XII of Gay Mardi Gras from the world famous balcony at Ambush Headquarters on Bourbon St. in New Orleans. The annual Krewe of Queenateenas affair tosses thousands of beads to revelers below. Visit GayMardiGras.COM for all of the highlights of Gay Carnival..


King and Queen Petronius XLIV Craig Schexnayder and Romnie LeLeaux reigned over the Krewe of Petronius Bal Masque XLIV: Decadence & Decay, as the God of All Gods, Jesus and his mama, Mary, at the Frederick J. Siqur Civic Center in Chalmette, Louisiana. For more visit KreweOfPetronius.tripod.com/kreweofpetronius.



Queen and King Armeinius XXXVII, Jimmy and Natasha, reigned over the Krewe of Armeinius Bal Masque XXXVII: The Bug Ball, held at the Frederick J. Siqur Civic Center in Chalmette, Louisiana. Visit Armeinius.COM for additional information.


King and Queen Satyricon III reigned over the Krewe of Satyricon Bal Masque III: Carnival in Rio at the Municipal Auditorium in New Orleans. For more information about the krewe, visit MysticKreweOfSatyricon.COM.


Lord King and Consort XXII Alan MacLachlan and Keith Istre reigned over the Lords of Leather Bal Masque XXII: Great Expectations at the Frederick J. Siqur Civic Center in Chalmette, Louisiana. Visit LordsOfLeather.COM for more on the krewe.



Joel Haas of the Krewe of Armeinius took top honors in his stunning costume at the 41st annual Bourbon Street Awards taking home $1,000 as Best of Show. The awards are presented annually by Oz New Orleans and Bud Light. For more on the Bourbon Street Awards, visit GayMardiGras.COM.

mcees Guadalupe and Ambush's Phyllis Denmark flank last year's queen Josie Mae Cotton, and newly crowned Queen Hooker Delta Louise Carter at the annual Hookers Ball benefiting Buzzy's Boys & Girls in New Orleans.


Renowned photographer Larry Graham of GrahamStudioOne.COM opened his most recent exhibition, Homage to Caravaggio, as February Artist of the Month at Chet's in New Orleans. These works are some of the most incredible yet by the artist.

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